​Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition makes children say 'please'

Amazon has released a Kids Edition of the Amazon Echo Dot, which is designed to help children use its Alexa smart speaker.
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Alexa will soon replace short verbal responses with beeps

Tech companies are still working out how users want to interact with voice assistants
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Amazon has big plans for Alexa ads in 2018

The e-tailer has been in talks with several companies about letting them promote products on the best-selling Echo devices
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Amazon's Alexa can recognize the voices of multiple users

Echo devices keep getting better, getting multi-room audio, access to Google calendars, and intercom features. Now, though, Amazon just matched one of Google Home's killer features: the ability to recognize multiple voices. In
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Google is pulling YouTube off the Fire TV and Echo Show

Three months ago, YouTube pulled its programming from Amazon’s Echo Show device — the first skirmish in what is apparently an ongoing war. Shortly after, Amazon stopped selling the Nest E Thermostat, Nest’
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